Catherine Belkhodja in Chris Marker’s “Level Five.”

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Catherine Belkhodja in Chris Marker’s “Level Five.”

The game is fixed in Chris Marker’s ‘Level Five’

Just released for the first time in the United States, this 1996 film from New Wave icon Chris Marker is a dense and wordy sci-fi film of sorts. By Peter Keough

book review

‘The Dog’ by Joseph O’Neill

Can there be virtue without punishment? It’s a question that lays at the heart of O’Neill’s amusing and thoughtful new novel.

television review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/15/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/NUP_163421_0158.jpg Only mystery about ‘Mysteries’ is why it isn’t better

The new NBC dramedy “The Mysteries of Laura,” starring Debra Messing, is tonally uneven and sometimes cringeworthy.

movie review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/11/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/Jealousy-Still5.jpg ‘Jealousy’ heals the child within

Veteran French director Philippe Garrel brings a black-and-white, New Wave flair to this autobiographical melodrama.

Book Club

The Boston Globe Book Club

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/25/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/ohara.jpg ‘Cascade’ talk with readers

Books editor Nicole Lamy and author Maryanne O’Hara were online to chat about the book. Catch up here.

What's on TV tonight

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/09/15/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/4768da73f30454c41052169499c4ae8a.jpg Critic’s corner: What’s on TV Wednesday night

A look at Wednesday programming including, the porny new series “Secret Sex Lives: Swingers “ on Discovery Fit & Health.

Magazine

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